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Elevating Your

Students' Future

Employers are eager to support you and all the great work you do to benefit students at the Academies at South Mountain and Phoenix Coding Academy as they move through their academy pathways. Representing industry, the Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation (Foundation) is looking to provide you and your students with career exploration, career development, and increased opportunities for work-based learning.


During the 2020-2021 school year, ElevateEdAZ will support you and your students by:

Matching industry experts to classrooms

Increasing student exposure to career pathways

Designing diverse professional development experiences, such as teacher externships

Connecting students with work-based learning opportunities to apply and develop employability and technical skills

Promoting high-quality, vertically aligned education to workforce learning pathways

Businesses may enhance your courses by offering:

Guest Speakers

Guest Instructors

Teacher Externships

Curriculum Development

Job Shadowing

Field Trips

Advisory Boards



Get Involved Today!

If you are a pathway teacher interested in an externship with industry and/ or providing valuable input to influence how business engages with the Academies at South Mountain or Phoenix Coding Academy, we have a seat for you at the table.

Contact a College and Career Coach for more information.

Academies at South Mountain
Kaycie Quinonez

Phoenix Coding Academy
Kaycee O’Neill

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